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Ian Holm

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert CBE (12 September 1931 – 19 June 2020), known as Ian Holm, was an English actor on stage and in film. He received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in The Homecoming and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of King Lear. He won the 1981 BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as athletics trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire, for which he was also nominated for an Academy Award. His other well-known film roles include Ash in Alien, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, Chef Skinner in Ratatouille, and Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series.

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Sep 12, 1931 In Goodmayes, Essex, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie D-Day, leur jour le plus long
Latest Project:
Movie Game, Set and Match 2022
Known For
Poster of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Poster of Monsters We Met
Poster of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Poster of Alien
Movie Game, Set and Match Bernard Samson 2022
Movie D-Day, leur jour le plus long 2022
Movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Old Bilbo 2014-12-10
Movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Old Bilbo 2012-11-26
Series 1066: The Battle for Middle Earth Geschichtenerzähler 2009-05-18
Movie The Treatment Dr. Ernesto Morales 2007-05-04
Movie Ratatouille Skinner (voice) 2007-06-28
Movie The Real Middle Earth Narrator 2007-06-01
Movie Renaissance Jonas Muller 2006-03-16
Movie Ô Jerusalem Ben Gurion 2006-10-17
Movie Strangers with Candy Dr. Putney 2006-07-28
Movie Chromophobia Edward Aylesbury 2005-01-01
Movie The Adventures of Errol Flynn Narrator 2005-04-05
Movie The Queen of Trees Narrator 2005-11-22
Movie Lord of War Simeon Weisz 2005-09-16
Movie The Last Dragon Narrator 2004-03-05
Movie The Day After Tomorrow Terry Rapson 2004-05-26
Movie The Aviator Professor Fitz 2004-12-17
Movie Garden State Gideon Largeman 2004-07-28
Movie D-Day 6.6.1944 Narrator (voice) 2004-06-06
Movie Prisoner of Paradise Narrator (voice) 2003-03-07
Series Monsters We Met Narrator 2003-04-08
Series Days That Shook the World Narrator (voice) 2003-11-01
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' (archive footage) 2003-12-02
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Bilbo 2003-12-01
Movie Scale Bilbo Baggins 2002-11-12
Movie J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Middle-Earth Bilbo Baggins (archive footage) (uncredited) 2002-11-12
Movie The Fellowship of the Cast Self - Bilbo Baggins 2002-11-12
Movie A Day in the Life of a Hobbit Himself 2002-11-12
Movie Cameras in Middle-Earth Self - Bilbo Baggins 2002-11-12
Movie The Emperor's New Clothes Napoleon Bonaparte / Sergeant Eugene Lenormand 2001-01-01
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Bilbo 2001-12-18
Movie From Hell Sir William Gull 2001-02-08
Movie Joe Gould's Secret Joe Gould 2000-01-21
Movie The Miracle Maker Pontius Pilate 2000-03-31
Movie The Last of the Blonde Bombshells Patrick 2000-08-26
Movie Bless the Child Reverend Grissom 2000-08-11
Movie Esther Kahn Nathan Quellen 2000-10-04
Series Shanghai Vice Himself - Narrator 1999-02-28
Movie eXistenZ Kiri Vinokur 1999-04-14
Movie Simon Magus Sirius / Boris / The Devil 1999-02-17
Movie Animal Farm Squealer (voice) 1999-10-03
Movie Wisconsin Death Trip Narrator (voice) 1999-09-05
Movie The Match Big Tam 1999-08-13
Movie Alice Through the Looking Glass White Knight 1998-12-26
Movie King Lear King Lear 1998-03-21
Movie The Fifth Element Father Vito Cornelius 1997-05-02
Movie Incognito John (uncredited) 1997-11-14
Movie A Life Less Ordinary Mr. Naville 1997-10-24
Movie The Sweet Hereafter Mitchell Stephens 1997-09-25
Movie Loch Ness Water Bailiff 1996-08-23
Movie Big Night Pascal 1996-09-20
Movie Night Falls on Manhattan Liam Casey 1996-10-22
Movie Landscape Duff 1995-10-21
Movie Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Baron Frankenstein 1994-11-04
Movie The Madness of King George Dr. Willis 1994-12-28
Movie The Deep Blue Sea Sir William Collyer 1994-11-12
Movie The Hour of The Pig Albertus 1993-09-25
Series The Return of the Borrowers 1993-11-14
Movie Blue Ice Sir Hector 1992-10-09
Series The Borrowers Unknown 1992-11-08
Series The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends The Tailor (voice) 1992-10-23
Series Performance Astrov 1991-02-22
Movie Uncle Vanya Astrov 1991-10-12
Movie A Season of Giants Lorenzo de' Medici 1991-11-04
Movie Kafka Dr. Murnau 1991-11-15
Movie Naked Lunch Tom Frost 1991-12-27
Series Chillers Unknown 1990-04-14
Movie Hamlet Polonius 1990-12-19
Movie The Tailor of Gloucester The Tailor 1989-12-28
Movie The Kingdom of Fun Narrator 1989-01-19
Movie The Endless Game Control 1989-08-20
Movie Henry V Captain Fluellen 1989-10-05
Series Game, Set, and Match Bernard Samson 1988-10-03
Movie Another Woman Ken 1988-10-13
Movie Murder by the Book Hercule Poirot 1986-01-01
Movie Brazil Mr. M. Kurtzmann 1985-02-20
Series Screen Two F.R. Leavis 1985-01-06
Movie Dance with a Stranger Desmond Cussen 1985-03-01
Movie The Browning Version Andrew Crocker-Harris 1985-12-31
Movie Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill Eustace Edgehill 1985-12-15
Movie Dreamchild Reverend Charles L. Dodgson / Lewis Carroll 1985-10-04
Movie Laughterhouse Ben Singleton 1985-10-01
Movie Wetherby Stanley Pilborough 1985-06-19
Movie The Cost of Treachery Narrator 1984-10-30
Movie Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot 1984-03-30
Movie Bette Davis: A Basically Benevolent Volcano Narrator (voice) 1983-11-02
Movie The Return of the Soldier Doctor Anderson 1983-01-06
Series Natural World Narrator 1983-10-30
Movie Inside the Third Reich Dr. Joseph Goebbels 1982-05-09
Movie Soft Targets Alexei 1982-10-19
Movie Chariots of Fire Sam Mussabini 1981-05-15
Movie Time Bandits Napoleon 1981-07-13
Movie S.O.S. Titanic J. Bruce Ismay 1980-02-29
Movie The Misanthrope Alceste 1980-01-27
Series Tales of the Unexpected Alan Corwin 1979-03-24
Movie Alien Ash 1979-05-25
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Himmelstoss 1979-11-14
Series Holocaust Heinrich Himmler 1978-04-16
Movie The Thief of Bagdad The Gatekeeper 1978-01-10
Movie Les Misérables Thénardier 1978-12-27
Movie The Lost Boys J.M. Barrie 1978-10-11
Series The Lost Boys J.M. Barrie 1978-10-11
Series Jesus of Nazareth Zerah 1977-01-06
Movie March or Die El Krim 1977-09-08
Movie The Man in the Iron Mask Duval 1977-07-07
Movie Robin and Marian King John 1976-03-11
Movie Shout at the Devil Mohammed 1976-04-12
Series The Lives of Benjamin Franklin Wedderburn 1974-01-01
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Movie Juggernaut Nicholas Porter 1974-09-25
Movie The Wood Demon Unknown 1974-11-17
Series Napoleon and Love Unknown 1974-03-05
Movie The Homecoming Lenny 1973-10-29
Series Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Unknown 1973-09-01
Movie Young Winston George E. Buckle 1972-07-20
Series The Frighteners 1972-05-14
Movie A Severed Head Martin Lynch-Gibbon 1971-01-21
Movie Nicholas and Alexandra Yakovlev 1971-11-29
Movie Mary, Queen of Scots David Riccio 1971-12-22
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie Edward the Confessor Edward Gobey 1969-02-24
Movie Oh! What a Lovely War President Poincare 1969-03-10
Movie Moonlight on the Highway Unknown 1969-04-12
Movie The Bofors Gun Gunner Flynn 1968-04-04
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Puck 1968-09-30
Movie The Fixer Grubeshov 1968-12-08
Movie Opus Lenny (The Homecoming) 1967-01-02
Series Mystery and Imagination Unknown 1966-01-29
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Movie The Wars of the Roses King Richard III 1965-04-08
Movie The Paradise Suite Jamie Norton 1963-02-24
Movie The Cherry Orchard Trofimov 1962-04-17
Series Tony Awards Nominee 1956-04-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24